Latest Herceptin Stories

2010-06-21 09:25:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the rapid uptake and market penetration of key targeted agents, beginning with Roche/Genentech/Chugai's Herceptin, will drive the gastric cancer drug market to more than double, from $700 million in 2009 to nearly $1.5 billion in 2019. The Pharmacor 2010 findings from the topic entitled Gastric Cancer reveal that the robust...

2010-04-19 09:23:18

Biopsy MicroRNA that blocks PTEN makes drug less potent against breast cancer.

2010-03-12 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

2010-03-03 13:18:10

A combination of two targeted therapies already shown to be effective in breast cancer packs an effective one-two punch against a subset of gastric cancers that have a specific genetic mutation

2009-12-14 22:29:47

Tiny nanoprobes have shown to be effective in delivering cancer drugs more directly to tumor cells – mitigating the damage to nearby healthy cells – and Purdue University research has shown that the nanoprobes are getting the drugs to right cellular compartments.

2009-12-12 12:03:58

Using Herceptin with chemotherapy, instead of after, clearly improves treatment of women with HER2+ breast cancer, and should be the new standard of care

2009-11-03 09:50:22

Early-stage breast cancer patients with HER2 positive tumors one centimeter or smaller are at significant risk of recurrence of their disease, compared to those with early-stage disease who do not express the aggressive protein.

2009-10-26 15:54:31

A team of Canadian cardiologists, in collaboration with oncologists, are playing an important role in the war against breast cancer Dr. Michael McDonald told the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress 2009, co-hosted by the Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.

2009-05-18 12:20:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Combining two chemotherapy drugs with trastuzumab (Herceptin) to treat women who have metastatic HER2+ breast cancer may offer physicians another choice in their treatment options. At the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), researchers from the Mayo Clinic campus in Florida report that using a combination of capecitabine, vinorelbine, and trastuzumab offers a treatment option that is at least as beneficial...

2009-02-11 07:00:00

Genentech/Roche/Chugai's Drug in Combination With Herceptin and Taxotere Will Become Decision Resources Gold Standard Regimen by 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.